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Best vs Gator - What's the difference?

best | gator |

As nouns the difference between best and gator

is that best is the supreme effort one can make, or has made while gator is alligator.

As an adjective best

is superlative of good.

As an adverb best

is superlative of well POS=adverb.

As a verb best

is to surpass in skill or achievement.

As a proper noun Best

is {{surname}.




  • (good).
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • When he is best , he is a little worse than a man.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • Heaven's last, best gift
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  • Most; largest.
  • Derived terms

    * bestness


    * worst


  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:Thou serpent! That name best befits thee.
  • *(Samuel Taylor Coleridge) (1772-1834)
  • *:He prayeth best', who loveth ' best / All things both great and small.
  • *
  • *:At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy?; and what she liked best' and ' best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  • To the most advantage; with the most success, cause, profit, benefit, or propriety.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:Had we best retire? I see a storm.
  • *(William Makepeace Thackeray) (1811-1863)
  • *:Had I not best go to her?
  • Noun

  • (uncountable) The supreme effort one can make, or has made.
  • I did my best .
    My personal best in that race is eighteen minutes, four seconds.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=September 28 , author=Tom Rostance , title=Arsenal 2 - 1 Olympiakos , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Home defender Per Mertesacker had to be at his best to stop a dangerous cross from Vassilis Torossidis reaching Djebbour, but moments later Arsenal doubled their lead through Santos.}}
  • (countable) The person (or persons) who is (are) most excellent.
  • something that is best
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • to surpass in skill or achievement.
  • To beat in a contest;
  • * 2010 , T. William Phillips, Restless Heart , page 16
  • "You did not win because I was sloppy. You bested me, Uncle. I've never seen you fight like that before.”


    * To worst.

    Derived terms

    * all for the best * all the best * as best one can * at best * had best * have the best of * get the best of * make the best of * the best part of * with the best * best of the best




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    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) Alligator.
  • See also

    * (l)


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